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Covid-19 Update

Given the Covid-19 pandemic, the College calendar has been changed for the first term of the 2020/21 academic year and has introduced a two-week October half term break. This break is from Monday 19 to Friday 30 October during which time the College is closed to Learners. The College office will be open from Monday 19 to Friday 23 October (telephone/email enquiries open) and closed from Monday 26 October to Friday 30 October (telephone/email enquiries closed until Monday 2 November). From 2 November we are increasing the areas in which a face mask or covering is required to be worn.

What opportunities will this course give me?

Successful candidates can progress on to the Level 3 RAC qualifications.

What will I be learning?

You will learn:

Install, test & maintain Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems
Install, test and maintain refrigeration systems
Understand and carry out electrical work on RAC systems and components
Understand Air Conditioning and Heat Pump system installation, testing and maintenance techniques
Apply safe working practices in a building services engineering working environment
F-Gas cat 1 certification

On successful completion you will awarded a C&G L2 Diploma 7189 in Refrigeration & Air Conditioning.

Why is this course for me?

The qualification requires a candidate to demonstrate a level of competence and knowledge of refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

The course is assessed using practical and theory tests.

What do I need to sign up?

No requirements but English and maths at GCSE Grade C are advised. You will need to complete an initial assessment in Maths.

Is there anything else I need to know?

This course would suit those people wishing to get in to the refrigeration and air conditioning industries or those in the industry looking to achieve a Level 2 qualification without work based evidence and achieve a qualification that demonstrates basic industry competence.

Safety footwear, Notebook & Pen.

Application Information

Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.

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7/9/2020 - Apply Now


Eastleigh College

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18:00 – 21:00



8/9/2020 - Apply Now


Eastleigh College

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09:00 – 16:00



Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
RM1DF Eastleigh College 7/9/2020 Mon/Wed 18:00 – 21:00 36
RM1DG Eastleigh College 8/9/2020 Tue 09:00 – 16:00 36

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need some further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Information, Advice and Guidance team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1299.

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.